All posts tagged "K-pop"

  • chong
    K-pop veteran returns to scene as producer after 18 years

    Jae Chong, leader of South Korea’s R&B heroes Solid in the 1990s, is back on the scene as a K-pop producer for the first time in 18 years. Chong, the founder behind international group Aziatix, has been...

    • Posted November 24, 2015
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  • Fans of TVXQ's Chang-min and Super Junor's Si-won wait outside a Chungnam base Thursday morning to say goodbye before the two stars enlist in their 21-month military service. (Yonhap)
    Fans send off TVXQ’s Changmin, Super Junior’s Siwon to military

    Two K-pop superstars, TVXQ’s Shim Changmin and Super Junior’s Choi Siwon, entered military service Thursday morning in Chungnam, South Korea, surrounded by hundreds of well-wishing fans, some of them from Japan and China. Shim and Choi, who...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • USC
    S. Korea’s hip hop stars Dok2 and company reveal roots to LA

    By Brian Han How in the world did hip hop, both a musical genre and cultural movement born from the streets of the South Bronx, make its way across the Pacific to South Korea? That question drove...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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  • Yoo Seung-jun (Yonhap)
    Yoo Seung-jun files lawsuit for S. Korean visa

    By Brian Han One of K-pop’s biggest stars from the 90s won’t take no for an answer when it comes to returning to his home country. Yoo Seung-jun filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Consulate General...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • Psy
    Psy gives big to children’s hospital

    A South Korean children’s hospital opened a new treatment room last year thanks to a generous donation by K-pop sensation Psy, according to Yonhap. The star reportedly gave 500 million won, or about $431,300, to Yonsei University’s...

    • Posted November 12, 2015
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  • Clockwise, from top left: Suzy, Junior, Yoon Park, Ock Taec-yeon (JYP Entertainment)
    K-pop stars, actors cheer on college entrance test takers

    Students taking college entrance exams Thursday in South Korea have the support of K-pop stars and actors. JYP Entertainment uploaded to its social media accounts photos of its talents — Miss A’s Suzy, 2PM’s Ock Taec-yeon, Yoon...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Alex Reid (Yonhap)
    Say hello to Alex Reid, an African American K-pop idol

    A new K-pop idol is making waves just a week into her debut. Why? She’s African American. Alexandra Reid, who joined girl group RaNia for their first comeback in two years and eight months, hails from Los...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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